Universal Pictures has set David Benioff to write an untitled drama about the life of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, reports Variety.
The studio has acquired rights to “Heavier Than Heaven,” a Cobain biography written by Charles Cross.
The film is a co-production between Working Title and Reveille Motion Pictures. Eric Fellner, Tim Bevan, Ben Silverman and Graham Larson will produce. Cobain’s widow, Courtney Love, will executive produce with Howard Weitzman.